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Burglar hits Dunkin Donuts on Salem Road

Many local morning commuters were not running on Dunkin' this morning after a burglar smashed the glass door of the Dunkin Donuts on Salem Road early Tuesday morning.

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Man fleeing parole caught, arrested

A Monroe, Ga. resident violating his parole led the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office on a short-lived pursuit Tuesday afternoon.

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Posted: mar. 18, 2015 6:43 p.m.
Covington man meeting teen for sex arrested

Covington man meeting teen for sex arrested

(Conyers, GA) - A local man who believed he was meeting a 14-year-old female at a local gas station for a sexual encounter was instead met and arrested by RCSO investigators last week.

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Posted: mar. 10, 2015 3:40 p.m.
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Covington man arrested for stealing 30 guns and TVs

A Covington man has been arrested for allegedly helping to burglarize a home where up to 30 firearms and three televisions were taken.

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Posted: mar. 09, 2015 7:02 p.m.

Conyers man arrested for armed robbery of cellphone

A Conyers man was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly stealing a woman’s phone at gunpoint in February. 

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Posted: mar. 04, 2015 4:04 p.m.

Covington woman shoplifts with children

A Covington woman was arrested for allegedly stealing nearly $2,000 worth of items from a retail store with the assistance of her two juvenile sons.

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Posted: mar. 02, 2015 6:32 p.m. | Updated: mar. 02, 2015 6:36 p.m.

Dating website meet turns into robbery

A tryst set up through a dating website ended with a man losing his cash and nearly losing his car to two women, according to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 9:59 a.m.

Dating website meet turns into robbery

A tryst set up through a dating website ended with a Conyers man losing his cash and nearly losing his car to two women Monday night, according to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 10:05 a.m.
Man mailing marijuana packages arrested

Man mailing marijuana packages arrested

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office used a neighborhood tip to thwart the plans of one resident who was mailing marijuana through the U.S. Postal Service.

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Posted: feb. 25, 2015 11:54 p.m.
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Cell phone store robbery suspects arrested

Two men, allegedly responsible for the robbery of Metro PCS store in Conyers just before New Year's Eve, are in police custody.

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Posted: feb. 23, 2015 5:23 p.m. | Updated: feb. 23, 2015 5:27 p.m.

RCSO searches for home invasion robbery suspects

The Rockdale County Sheriff Office is looking for two suspects involved in an armed robbery at a resident's home Sunday night.

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Posted: feb. 23, 2015 5:33 p.m.

Conyers Police look for forgery suspect fleeing from bank

(Conyers, GA) - Conyers Police issued a "be on the lookout" alert for a forgery suspect who fled on foot around 2 p.m.

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Posted: feb. 23, 2015 5:15 p.m.

Crime Briefs: RCSO arrests two for drive-by shooting

Two Conyers men are in behind bars for allegedly performing a drive-by shooting last Sunday, Feb. 8.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2015 11:01 a.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2015 10:37 a.m.

Stolen cars taken to recycling center

An Atlanta man is in Rockdale County Jail for allegedly taking stolen cars out of other counties and then recycling them at a recycling center in Conyers.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2015 5:03 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2015 5:09 p.m.

Social media meet turns into armed robbery

A robbery-turned shootout left one Atlanta resident without $1,000 and landed a female teenager in jail last week.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2015 4:26 p.m.

More details revealed in Hughes murder case

More details surrounding the murder case of Jarvis Hughes were revealed during the Feb. 4 committal hearing for Paul Greene, one of three suspects allegedly involved in the fatal shooting incident.

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Posted: feb. 14, 2015 2:54 p.m. | Updated: feb. 16, 2015 7:43 p.m.

Woman's mail fraud affects Rockdale, Newton, Walton

After a check from a local law office was cashed at a Big EZ convenience store, a Covington Police Department investigation led to the arrest of Teresa Lynn Knight.

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Posted: feb. 12, 2015 12:06 a.m. | Updated: feb. 12, 2015 12:09 a.m.

Woman allegedly paid probation fees with stolen credit card

A Covington woman is being accused of stealing her landlord's credit card and making purchases totaling over $1,000.

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Posted: feb. 09, 2015 6:31 p.m.

Serial Robbery Suspect in Custody After Targeting Conyers Subway

A suspected serial robber is in jail after reportedly hitting a Conyers Subway restaurant and other places in DeKalb County.

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Posted: feb. 03, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Spin out on I-20 leads to DUI arrest

A spinout on Interstate 20 resulted in the arrest on Hwy. 278 in Covington of a Decatur man early Monday morning.

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Posted: feb. 02, 2015 6:46 p.m.

Robber places order at Waffle House before hold up at gunpoint

An armed robber made sure to order plenty of food for the road before hitting the Waffle House on Sigman Road Monday morning.

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Posted: feb. 02, 2015 6:01 p.m.
UPDATED: Autopsy results returned for elderly victim, roommate charged with his death

UPDATED: Autopsy results returned for elderly victim, roommate charged with his death

UPDATE: The autopsy on James Roberts, 72, that was completed Friday found Roberts was stabbed and beaten to death. The report concluded that the cause of death was combined blunt force trauma to the head and multiple stab wounds to the throat and chest.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 1:23 p.m. | Updated: jan. 31, 2015 5:57 p.m.
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Arrest made in auto parts store robbery

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office made one arrest in an armed robbery case that occurred in April.

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Posted: jan. 28, 2015 7:17 p.m.

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